Peter Baco

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Peter Baco (born 9 April 1945; Opatová) is a Slovak politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Ludova strana - Hnutie za demokraticke Slovensko, and is therefore a Non-Inscrit in the European Parliament.

He sits on its Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, and is a substitute for the Committee on Regional Development and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Croatia Joint Parliamentary Committee.

Career[edit]

  • 1963-1968: University of Agriculture (Nitra), Faculty of Economics and Management
  • 1968-1973: Zootechnician
  • 1973-1985: Chairman of an agricultural cooperative
  • 1986-1990: Head of the overall planning department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Slovak Republic
  • 1990-1992: Chairman of an agricultural cooperative
  • 1992-1998: Minister of Agriculture of the Slovak Republic

Education[edit]

  • 1991-2002: Chairman of the agricultural and scientific policy unit of HZDS (Movement for a Democratic Slovakia)
  • 1992-1998: Minister of Agriculture
  • 1992: Member of the Federal Assembly of the Czechoslovak Federal Republic
  • 1994-1998: Dormant Member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic
  • 1994: Adviser to the Managing Director of Poľnobanka
  • 2000-2002: Election campaign leader for HZDS
  • 2002-2004: Agricultural policy adviser
  • 2002: Member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic

Decorations[edit]

  • Holder of the Slovak decoration 'Rad Ľudovíta Štúra' (Order of Ľudovít Štúr)
  • FAO Silver Medal
  • Departmental award of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Slovak Republic

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Slovakia)

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